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Twitter launches tool to help US citizens register to vote

Sep 28, 2016 11:50 am

The future is now, with Twitter bringing voter registration to the masses in the US via a simple direct message assistance aid.

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Survey finds 80pc of tech employees plan to change jobs in next 12 months

Sep 28, 2016 11:00 am

If a new survey is anything to go by, the turnover rate for tech staff in Ireland is going to be substantial.

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Amy Schumer and Justin Bieber the most dangerous celebs online

Sep 28, 2016 10:32 am

A list of celebrity names used most often to spread malware has been released, with Amy Schumer, Justin Bieber, Carson Daly, Will Smith and Rihanna as the top five.

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Google Translate converts Chinese into English using neural machines

Sep 28, 2016 09:27 am

Advances in neural machine translation system are behind new web and mobile versions of Google Translate that can now translate Chinese into English in entire sentences.

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First baby with DNA of 3 parents born to overcome faulty genes

Sep 28, 2016 09:22 am

A ‘revolutionary’ new DNA splicing technique has resulted in the birth of the first child containing the DNA of three parents, in a procedure to control the passing on of harmful genetic conditions.

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6 questions answered about Elon Musk’s plan to get us to Mars

Sep 28, 2016 08:36 am

SpaceX founder Elon Musk isn’t playing games when it comes to getting humanity to Mars, and now he has revealed his plan to get us there by 2022.

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Facebook ordered to stop collecting data on German WhatsApp users

Sep 28, 2016 08:32 am

Facebook has been ordered by Germany to stop collecting data on WhatsApp users.

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Facebook’s Slack killer is coming to an office near you

Sep 28, 2016 07:37 am

‘Facebook at Work’ is expected to launch next month.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus review: Not quite a DSLR, but it pushes the envelope

Sep 27, 2016 06:35 pm

The iPhone 7 Plus ups the game in smartphone photography. But, asks John Kennedy, will it cost DSLR enthusiasts a night’s sleep?

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DJI unveils tiny Movidius-powered Mavic Pro drone

Sep 27, 2016 06:12 pm

Chinese drone powerhouse DJI revealed its latest drone, the Mavic Pro, which uses Movidius technology to power the palm-sized aerial performer.

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